This three minute video shows several temples and art and examines the Golden Age of Greece. This is a travel video with historical insights given. A good video to help students understand the achievements of Greece and look at the very places students usually learn about while studying this time period and the Greek pursuit of perfection.
Chalk Artist: Julian Beever
This CBS News video shows the chalk art of Julian Beever. The photographs of his art is amazing. The artist talks about his art and how he starts his work. Because of the Internet his work is well known. First the art is drawn in miniture then he uses rope to plot out his drawing. The first day is the hardest. (5:20)
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Tornado Rips through Yazoo City In Mississippi
A tornado that devastated parts of
Mississippi was to blame for at least 10 deaths. Governor Haley Barbous
said the tornado caused "utter obliteration" in parts of the state (Running Time 1:30).
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
Tomb of Newgrange
Visit Ireland's mysterious Newgrange, which continues to surprise and confuse historians.
Marie Curie Biography, Part I
This is an animated biography of Marie Curie, a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Evolution: Variation in a Species
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how variation and mutation is introduced into a species. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. Suitable for high school students.
Human Evolution Overview - Khan Academy
This video clip focuses on the extinction of the dinosaurs to the advent of humanity. Sal Khan uses computer software and photos to accompany his lecture. (12:26)
First Memorial Day
It is generally believed that the end of the Civil War was perhaps the first Memorial Day celebration. The dead were honored on both sides of the war. After World War I, the date has been used to honor all soldiers, not just Civil War soldiers.
Arbor Day Foundation Tree Song
The Arbor Day Foundation's Carly the Cardinal song about trees. The cardinal talks and sings with children about the benefits of trees.(Animated)
Eight Cows Count to Eight
Some very strange-sounding cows count to 8 in this cartoon animation from Sesame Street. (:16)
Days and Months in Greek
In this video you will learn the days days of the week and the months of the year in Greek.
How to Apply the Distributive Property
This PowerPoint video demonstrates how to apply the distributive property. One example is modeled and involves distributing a negative number.
Solving Equations with the Distributive Property, Part 1
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve equations with the distributive property. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (06:04) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
1976 Presidential Ad
Jimmy Carter was campaigning to become the first president from the Deep South since 1849. His ads, created by Atlanta advertising executive Gerald Rafshoon, skillfully made use of his heritage. They portrayed him as honest, hardworking, untainted by Washington politics, and almost mythically connected to America’s agricultural past--a non-lawyer who knew the value of manual labor. (0:35)
German days of the week
Learn the German days of the week from monday till sunday in this video. You will hear the days in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
Ancient Egypt_The Gift of the Nile
This is a 28 minute video that deals with the history of Egypt and its dependence on the Nile River to survive and grow. It shows how many of the iconic forms were built and the development of paper and even farming practices. A good introduction video to the study of this country.
The Pink Glove Dance-Breast Cancer Awareness
This is a wonderful video done by the Employees at Providence St. Vincent Medical Cente to increase awareness of breast cancer. A very creative teaching resource for a lesson/unit on cancer. (3:38)
Author Sarah Dessen Interview for her book, Lock and Key - Penguin
Teen author Sarah Dessen discusses her book, Lock and Key. She talks about the people and places that inspired the character and setting of the book. In this video she drives and walks through the streets of Carrboro and Chapel Hill to explain the setting of her books. (2:54)